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#696969 Hex Code

Color Name: Dim Gray

What is hex #696969 Color?

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The color name of hex code #696969 is Dim Gray. The RGB values are (105, 105, 105) which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:0 Y:0 K:59. In the HSV/HSB scale, #696969 has a hue of 359°, 0% saturation and a brightness value of 41%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

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Hex #696969 Color Codes

Color NameDim Gray
RGB Values(105, 105, 105)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 0%, 59%)
HSV/HSB Values(359°, 0%, 41%)
Closest Web Safe#666666
Inverse Color#969696 [Spanish Gray]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 10 C
Closest RAL7005 [Mouse grey]
Complementary Color#696969 [Dim Gray]
#696969 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#696969
Weighted Average (Most Common)#696969
Weighted Average (Luma)#696969
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A6A6A6

Hex #696969 Color Palettes

696969 is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 696969. Complementary color is 696969

Complementary Palette

The complement of #696969 is #696969 which is called Dim Gray. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #696969 color is offered by #696969. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

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Analogous color palette with (696969, 696969 and 696969)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #696969 are #696969 and #696969, called Dim Gray and Dim Gray, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #696969 with a 30° separation. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

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Split Complementary color palette with (696969, 696969 and 696969)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #696969 are #696969 (Dim Gray) and #696969 (Dim Gray). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

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Triadic color palette with (696969, 696969 and 696969)

Triadic Palette

#696969 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #696969 (Dim Gray) and #696969 (Dim Gray) along with #696969, our main color, create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (696969, 696969, 696969 and 696969)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #696969 has #696969 (Dim Gray), #696969 (Dim Gray) and #696969 (Dim Gray). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (696969, 696969, 696969 and 696969)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #696969 contains #696969 (Dim Gray), #696969 (Dim Gray) and #696969 (Dim Gray). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

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Hex #696969 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #696969 rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of 696969 Color


  • Transparent 878787878787
  • Transparent 969696969696
  • Transparent A5A5A5A5A5A5
  • Transparent B4B4B4B4B4B4
  • Transparent C3C3C3C3C3C3
  • Transparent D2D2D2D2D2D2
  • Transparent E1E1E1E1E1E1
  • Transparent F0F0F0F0F0F0


  • Transparent 6E6E6E6E6E6E
  • Transparent 707070707070
  • Transparent 727272727272
  • Transparent 757575757575
  • Transparent 777777777777
  • Transparent 797979797979
  • Transparent 7B7B7B7B7B7B
  • Transparent 7E7E7E7E7E7E


  • Transparent 545454545454
  • Transparent 4A4A4A4A4A4A
  • Transparent 3F3F3F3F3F3F
  • Transparent 353535353535
  • Transparent 2A2A2A2A2A2A
  • Transparent 202020202020
  • Transparent 151515151515
  • Transparent 0B0B0B0B0B0B

#696969 Color Patterns

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Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.